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PHP DEVELOPER –Newcastle – NEW!!!


The Company:


Focus IT are pleased to assist this leading Digital marketing company who are recognised for their high service levels and products they offer.



The Role:

Due to industry growth, we now have a requirement for a self-driven PHP developer to come in and build on their expertise in the Industry and complement the existing team.


Key responsibilities:

  • Development and maintenance of PHP web sites from designs, functional specifications and ad hoc client requests
  • The configuration of web servers and deployment systems using Apache/Nginx, MySQL and continuous integration
  • Communicating with internal team members, clients and third parties at a technical level
  • Working with designers and project leaders to deliver on client and user requirements
  • Have an eye for detail and work with designers to deliver on the team’s vision


The Candidate:

The ideal candidate for this position will have at least 2 yrs+ experience in an IT Helpdesk position.

This is an excellent opportunity for a PHP developer to progress within this dynamic and rewarding organisation

In return, my client is offering a great career path with a competitive salary and great company benefits


Key skills are as follows:

  • Experience of working with PHP-based e-commerce and CMS platforms (especially Magento and WordPress)
  • Experience of overseeing the management of server deployment with hosting providers and performing server-side speed and security optimisation
  • Experience of integrating systems via APIs
  • Excellent PHP skills with experience of maintaining and creating class-based libraries and systems
  • Experience of developing applications and systems with security as a priority
  • Experience working with version control (.git or similar)
  • Experience working with preprocessors (sass or less)
  • And managing these tasks with gulp or grunt


The Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

The role is based in Newcastle upon Tyne and is commutable from Gateshead, Sunderland, Blyth, Washington, Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton on Tees , South shields , Lanchetser , Darlington and all surrounding areas of Newcastle upon Tyne


The salary: DOE + Great benefits


For more information, please forward your CV to or alternatively call Jamie Cotton on 0844 8759 375.




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